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tophat665 05-01-2008 10:47 PM

My threadfin tank
 
15 gallon. 2 Small HOBs. 75 watt heater (I think). 6 Male threadfin rainbows (can't find females for love or money). 8 cherry shrimp, 3 ottos, 1 Mystery Snail.

Plants: Hornwort, Rotala indica, Ludwegia repens, Saggitaria subulata, Cryptocoryne wendtii var Red and var Tropica, Hygrophilia polysperma, and Java Moss.

http://www.fishforum.com/userpix/277...utII001s_1.jpg

willow 05-02-2008 01:54 AM

it's lovely. :)
can you not get them on-line ?

tophat665 05-02-2008 09:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by willow
it's lovely. :)
can you not get them on-line ?

Thanks much. This is my 5 year old's tank. She wanted an Amano (that one!) if I could arrange it, and while this isn't that, it's doing fairly well.

I am not going to pay more for shipping than for fish. No way, no how. And while that limits the credibility of my whinging, I do not believe that I waive my right thereto thereby. :wink:

stephenmontero 05-02-2008 11:18 AM

very nice tank

willow 05-02-2008 03:49 PM

i don't blame you for not wanting to pay more,
will the hop order them then ?

tophat665 05-02-2008 05:38 PM

Frankly, I am not too worried about it. At some point I am going to try and breed the little buggers, though, and then I'll take another look at the whole thing.

Neo 05-02-2008 07:36 PM

Ask the owner of your lfs if they can order a female for you, I know the owner, Caroll, of one of my lfs's will order fish for you if you dont see it in the store

okiemavis 05-02-2008 08:33 PM

Gorgeous tank! It's nice to see someone else keeping threadfins. I think I may have gotten lucky and ended up with 1 female in the 12 I bought, but it may just be a still undeveloped male.

If they do breed though, I'll surely send females some your way. You're cool with paying shipping if that *is* the cost of the fish, right? lol

Lupin 05-07-2008 03:42 AM

I notice females tend to be in demand yet very little supply.:? I only obtained two when I bought a group of these before.

bhone20 05-08-2008 02:36 AM

Very nice Job! looks great!


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